Category Archives: Nutrition: Dietitians

Predicting successful long-term weight loss from short-term weight-loss outcomes

Predicting successful long-term weight loss from short-term weight-loss outcomes: new insights from a dynamic energy balance model (The POUNDS Lost study)1,2,3 Diana M Thomas, Andrada E Ivanescu, Corby K Martin, Steven B Heymsfield, Kaitlyn Marshall, Victoria E Bodrato, Donald A … Continue reading

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Moms of Food-Allergic Kids Need Dietician’s Support

Newswise — ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (December 18, 2014) – Discovering your child has a severe food allergy can be a terrible shock. Even more stressful can be determining what foods your child can and cannot eat, and constructing a new … Continue reading

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When Planning to Eat Right This New Year, Get Your Advice from Educated and Trained Experts: Registered Dietitian Nutritionists

Newswise — CHICAGO – For many people, the New Year is an opportunity for a fresh look at life – a time to resolve to return to or even begin a healthy lifestyle. But with an internet full of misinformation … Continue reading

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Genetic testing for personalized nutrition leads to better outcomes

Researchers from the University of Toronto (U of T) report that personalized dietary advice based on a person’s genetic makeup improves eating habits compared to current “one-size-fits-all” dietary recommendations. The findings were published online today in the journal PLoS One. … Continue reading

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Most popular branded diets do not work: American Heart Association

Popular commercial diets can help you lose some weight in the short term, but keeping the weight off after the first year and the diet’s impact on heart health are unclear, according to a study published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality … Continue reading

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Misreporting diet information impacts nutrition recommendations

You are what you eat, unless you’re not quite sure what you ate. A new paper by Jinan Banna and Marie Kainoa Fialkowski of the University of Hawai’i at Manoa’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources and Marilyn Townsend … Continue reading

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Slow and steady does NOT win the weight loss race: new study

Led by Joseph Proietto, Sir Edward Dunlop Professor of Medicine at the University of Melbourne and Head of the Weight Control Clinic at Austin Health, the study also found that substantial weight loss is more likely to be achieved if … Continue reading

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3 Mindset Shifts That Help Weight Loss

By Ted Spiker In a recent Facebook thread about weight loss that I was following, one commenter wrote that if she could write a diet book, she’d call it “Eat Less” and then leave all the pages blank. Drop the … Continue reading

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Trying to help others eat right? This is what you’re up against.

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Calling all pasta lovers: Olive Garden is celebrating the return of its most popular promotion – Never Ending Pasta Bowl – with the introduction of the first-ever Never Ending Pasta Pass. Beginning today, … Continue reading

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With regard to weight, mainstream health science has let us down

Weight loss is not the key to health, diet and exercise are not effective weight-loss strategies and fatness is not a death sentence. You’ve heard it before: there’s a global health crisis, and, unless we make some changes, we’re in … Continue reading

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Taxes and subsidies could encourage healthier diet

BOSTON (September 2, 2014 4 pm EDT): In a Viewpoint published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, a team of Boston researchers call for the implementation of taxes and subsidies to improve dietary quality in the United … Continue reading

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5 Questions You Need to Ask to Start or Grow Your Nutrition Consulting Business

My first post ‘4 Things to Know Before Starting a Nutrition Business’ generated a lot of interest, and it received a lot of comments from nutrition consultants about how helpful it was.  After talking to many nutritionists, one really important … Continue reading

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The Land of the Peach and Home of the Braves! Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2014 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo Comes to Atlanta

Newswise — CHICAGO – Addressing the importance of global nutritional health, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is bringing its premier food and nutrition event to the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, October 18 to 21. The 2014 Food … Continue reading

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